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ergot meaning and definition

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ERGOT noun

Definition of ergot (noun)

  1. a plant disease caused by the ergot fungus
  2. a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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